MARY HARTMAN, MARY HARTMAN {EPISODE 119} {MARY IS A FINALIST} (TV)

Summary

The first of two episodes on this tape. One in this satirical soap opera series about Mary Hartman, a housewife from Fernwood, Ohio. In this episode, Mary and Loretta talk about the sex life of Merle Jeeter and that of Ed and Howard McCullough; Loretta is depressed by the lukewarm press reception of her song "Vitamin L"; Charlie is upset that Loretta has not resigned from the Worldwide Missionary Center; Martha discovers that her father is a Choctaw named Billy Twelvetrees; Tom invites Mary to dinner to celebrate his new job at Peterson's Hardware Store, but the mention of Dennis Foley sours the evening; Cathy and Clete have dinner with the Shumways; and Mary is interviewed as part of a search for the "typical American consumer housewife." Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: Syndicated
  • DATE:
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:22:37
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:58570
  • GENRE: Comedy
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: Syndicated - TV series, 1976-1977
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Norman Lear … Executive Producer, Developed by
    • Viva Knight … Producer
    • Perry Krauss … Associate Producer
    • Nessa Hyams … Director
    • Gail Parent … Created by
    • Jerry Adelman … Created by, Writer
    • Daniel Gregory Browne … Created by, Writer
    • Ann Marcus … Created by, Writer
    • Earle Hagen … Music by
    • Louise Lasser … Cast, Mary Hartman
    • Greg Mullavey … Cast, Tom Hartman
    • Mary Kay Place … Cast, Loretta Haggers
    • Graham Jarvis … Cast, Charlie Haggers
    • Philip Bruns … Cast, George Shumway
    • Dody Goodman … Cast, Martha Shumway
    • Claudia Lamb … Cast, Heather Hartman
    • Debralee Scott … Cast, Cathy Shumway
    • Larry Haddon … Cast, Ed McCullough
    • Michael Lembeck … Cast, Clete Mizenheimer
    • Bruce Solomon … Cast, Sergeant Dennis Foley